Faculty Development programs strengthen the professional development of the faculty members who deal directly with students. One such interactive session, “Use of Smart phones by students; how to handle it smartly!” was organized by Department of Medical Education, UMDC on July 24, 2018 at Health Sciences Campus, TUF. Prof Dr Sadia Hameed gave a brief power point presentation regarding history and uses of Smart phones. Dr Saba Tariq emphasized to create awareness and educate the students about disadvantages of smart phones. Pro Rector, Health Sciences Campus, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, emphasized the faculty to be the positive role models. The audience endorsed his recommendation of smart phone free one day.
An interactive session on “Effect of intradepartmental harmony on Academic performance of students” was organized under the umbrella of Department of Medical education, UMDC as a faculty development program on July 23, 2018. Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed, Principal UMDC, Prof Dr Sadia Hameed, Prof Dr Zahid Masood Khan, Dr Sumera Shahzad and Dr Shirza Nadeem were speakers. The audience endorsed that intradepartmental harmony & coordination is a key factor in achieving excellence. Speakers stressed the need to build good relationship among senior and junior faculty members with mutual respect and courtesy.
School of Interior Design, TUF conducted its first Thesis Grad Show with their pioneer batch at the Health Sciences Campus. The students presented their work along with dissertation report & physical models and gave a defensive critique to a diverse jury panel from Lahore. The jurors had a constructive critique and praised the students for their well sought out research and designed projects.
The Work shop on “Delicacies of Student Teacher Interactions” was arranged by the Quality Enhancement Cell. It was conducted on Saturday July 14, 2018 in Health Sciences Campus of The University of Faisalabad. Worthy Pro Rector, Prof Dr Muhammad Saeed spoke on the topic. The basic purpose of this interactive session was to facilitate all faculty members to improve the student teacher relationship.
School of Arabic and Islamic Sciences, TUF organized a two month ‘Spoken Arabic Course’ for female students in Health Sciences Campus. Closing ceremony of the course was held on July 03, 2018, presided by Prof Dr Syed Jawwad Hussain. Prof Ghulam Haider Chishti, Head School of Arabic Islamic Sciences in his address highlighted importance of the course. He told that learning Arabic would help us in better understanding of Islam. ‘Arabic is a tool that will help us to learn about the Holy Quran and our Islamic history’ he added.
Guest of Honour, Dr Najma Bano, Head Department of Arabic, Government College Women University Faisalabad in her address appreciated the management of TUF for organizing such a useful course for females. The participants of the course ware awarded with certificates.